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20 Reasons to Really Love Trees
Sunrays Through Treetops
94% of Americans Agree This Nature-Based Superhero is Good for the Planet
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World's First Rewilding Center Opens in Scotland
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The Power of Planting With a Purpose
Saint Petersburg, Florida, Driftwood Neighborhood
What Trees Can Do for You
Vjosa river valley, Nemërçka mountain in background, Albania
Europe's Last Wild River 'Protected Once and For All' with National Park Designation
A dying cypress swamp seen under stormy skies, Venice, Louisiana, USA
Why Has Coastal Louisiana Lost 1,900 Square Miles of Land Since the 1930s?
Meet the World’s Only Completely Freshwater Seal
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Strange, Ethereal 'Fairy Lantern' Presumed Extinct is Rediscovered After 30 Years
Bluebells flowering in the forest, Perth, Scotland
Finding Traces of Lost Habitats Around Us
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Here's a Wild Reason To Watch More TV
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Trippy New Stream Frog Named After J.R.R. Tolkien
Lonely pinewood caledonian trees.
Scottish Pinewoods Study Reveals Vulnerability of Ancient Forest
Celtic Rainforest in summer, Argyll, Scotland
Tropical Rainforests Are Not the Only Rainforests Under Threat
Jaguar Lying On Wood In Forest
What Is an Umbrella Species? Definition and Examples
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New Zealand Aims to Become World's Largest 'Dark Sky Nation'
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Rewilding Challenge Fund Launched in Britain Ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit
A colorful coral reef teaming with fish in the Maldives.
10 Stunning Plants and Sea Creatures on the Ocean Floor
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'The Land Gap' Report Shows Land Is Lacking to Fulfill Climate Pledges
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Why Land Use Is Such an Important Issue for Our Times
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What Do Riverkeepers Do? History and Environmental Policy
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To Save Water, Gotland Challenged Residents to 'Ugliest Lawn' Competition
Chris Packham and Jamal Edwards
British Royal Family Urged to Rewild Sprawling Estates
Striking Bird Photos Highlight Importance of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
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10 Countries and Territories With the Most Protected Land
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Lush Cosmetics Reminds Us That 'Pollinators Make It Possible'
How Many Trees Are There in the World?
deforestation in Brazilian Amazon
What Works to Combat Global Deforestation?
Alexandra Narvaez on patrol
These Are the Impressive Winners of the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize
The Dark Hedges is a famous tunnel of beech trees leading to a Georgian mansion in Northern Ireland.
10 Beautifully Surreal Forests Fit for a Fairy Tale
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Let’s Give Mother Earth a Hand
Stonehenge, aerial view, with sunrise
Conservation Officials to Revert Land Near Stonehenge to Natural State
Tourist on a rock admiring Gljufrabui waterfall, Iceland
17 Environmentalists You Should Know
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You Could Win a Copy of Sylvia Earle's Latest Book, 'Ocean: A Global Odyssey'
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Saving the Coral Reefs: 9 Innovations in Coral Reef Restoration
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Will a 'Water-Saving' Hot Water Recirculation Pump Save Money?
A boat cuts a path through Arctic sea ice on a sunny day.
Understanding Arctic Oil Drilling: The History, Consequences, and Outlook
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What Is Anthropocentrism? Definition, Roots, and Environmental Implications
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The 7 "Leave No Trace" Principles of Outdoor Ethics
Michael Yellowlees and dog Luna at Cape Spear in Newfoundland
Scottish Man Completes Walk Across Canada to Raise Money for Rewilding Efforts
A closeup of Manoomin branch with wild rice growing from it.
Wild Rice Sues Minnesota in 'Rights of Nature' Case to Stop Pipeline
Balmoral Castle Estate
Why Rewilding and Land Reform Are Deeply Connected Topics
Aerial View of Rainforest in Brazil
Facebook Moves to Stop Illegal Sale of Amazon Rainforest on Marketplace
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Businesses Urge World Leaders to Do More on Biodiversity
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Half a Million Acres of the Scottish Highlands Will Be Rewilded
Photo shows a stream less than a mile away from Champion Creek that has not had grazing pressure.
Environmental Group Wins 20-Year Idaho Lease to Protect Landscape From Livestock Grazing
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University Makes Wildflower Meadows to Boost Biodiversity
An aerial view of a wetland constructed in an urban area.
What Are Constructed Wetlands? Overview and Benefits
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Milan's Urban Forestry and Greening Project
Close-Up Of Tree Stump In Forest
A Climate-Conscious Arborist Who Refuses to Cut Down Trees
Meet the Beautiful, Remarkable Tree That Survived 9/11
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Burial Places Can Boost Biodiversity, Restore Ecosystems
Rachel Carson Documentary Exposes Author's Heartbreak and Passion
The Solution to Plastic Pollution Isn't Beach Clean-Ups, It's Companies Taking Responsibility
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Is There Any True Wilderness Left?
More Trees Than There Were 100 Years Ago? It's True!
Polar Bear, Repulse Bay, Nunavut, Canada
What Is a Flagship Species? Examples and Role in Conservation
The crooked canal flows through the Kukri Mukri mangrove
A Mangrove in Bangladesh Offers Villagers Natural Disaster Protection
A modern desalination plant on the shores of the Arabian Gulf in Dubai.
What Is Desalination? How Does It Impact the Environment?

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